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Singing lessons for all ages taught by professional singer

I am a trained opera singer with 12 years of teaching experience as a choir conductor and vocal coach, and I continue to perform on the operatic and concert stage. The focus of this class is to learn healthy singing techniques which include breathing, support, posture, and vocalisation, I am happy to work with lyric, classical/pop and musical theatre repertoire - the fundamental techniques of singing are the same and we will be working towards establishing a good foundation so that you can understand your own instrument better.

The language of instruction will be mainly in English, but I am experienced in singing in English, German, Italian and French, so don't feel restricted by way of language as well. No worries if you are an absolute beginner - there is no age/gender limit or pre-requisite. Everyone has a voice, and I would love to help you find yours!

I am a first-language English speaker, with a bachelor degree in law from Singapore, a Masters Degree in Music (Distinction) and Advanced Postgraduate Diploma (Distinction) from Manchester, UK. I currently live in and sing with the opera studio in Biel, Switzerland, where I myself continue to further my skills and actively perform as a musician.

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Bring any music that you would like to sing as well as an open mind to learn new music!

Location

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At student's location: Around Biel/Bienne, Switzerland

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Skills:
English:
English for adults
Age:
Children (7-12 years old)
Teenagers (13-17 years old)
Adults (18-64 years old)
Seniors (65+ years old)
Student level:
Beginner
Intermediate
Advanced
Duration:
30 minutes
45 minutes
60 minutes
The class is taught in:English, Chinese

About Me

Hi! I'm a firm believer that the experience of singing, and finding one's voice, helps us to know ourselves and the world we live in better. To speak, sing, and communicate well is a something that everyone is capable of, it is a worthwhile journey that is sure to bring much joy.

I am originally from Singapore, and I trained to be a lawyer for my bachelor studies years ago. However, I had always been very passionate about music and was actively involved in performing and teaching it. Whether in operas, classical recitals, choir concerts, recordings, a cappella and musical theatre singing, I was fortunate to have experienced it all. Thus, although I qualified to be a lawyer in 2013, I decided to pursue my passion for singing full-time, and I have since completed my Advanced Postgraduate Diploma and Masters in Music Performance in the UK, both with Distinction. I am currently studying at the Swiss Opera Studio in Switzerland, and I continue to perform internationally as an opera singer and on the concert platform. I myself continue to take lessons and learn - for singing is a lifelong refining - but I am dedicated to sharing what I know with anyone who might be interested. Do join me if you are interested in finding your voice! All it takes is a small step of faith. :)

Education

National University of Singapore, Bachelor of Laws (LLB) (2008 - 2012)
Admitted to the Singapore Bar (2013)
Royal Northern College of Music, Masters of Music Performance (Voice) (2014 - 2016)
Royal Northern College of Music, Advanced Postgraduate Diploma (Voice) (2016 - 2017)
Swiss Opera Studio, Specialised Masters in Opera performance (2017 - 2019)

Experience / Qualifications

Worked as a soloist with New Opera Singapore from 2012 - 2016, singing the principal roles of Adina (L'elisir d'amore), Dido (Dido and Aeneas), Parasha (Mavra), Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus), The Governess (Turn of the Screw), Eurydice (Orpheus in the Underworld) to excellent reviews.
Recently performed the role of Pamina (The Magic Flute) in New York City.
Worked as a vocal coach with One Chamber Choir in Singapore.
Worked as a singer at the BBC Radio 4, Daily Service Singers (UK)
Sang as soloist in many oratorios internationally, including the soprano soloist for Brahms Requiem and Mozart Requiem at the Portuguese Summer Choral Festival in Lisbon.
(Please contact me for a more detailed version of my CV)

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